Colorado Buffaloes In The NFL: Week Five Rewind

FOXBORO, MA - OCTOBER 9: BenJarvus Green-Ellis #42 of the New England Patriots celebrates with Aaron Hernandez #81 of the New England Patriots after he ran the ball into the end zone in the second half against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on October 9, 2011 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Now that the Colorado Buffaloes have two new first round draft picks and three new players (for a total of 16) in the NFL, I thought it would be nice to look back at the NFL weekend each Tuesday to see how each of our Buffaloes fared. If you guys saw any of the games and have any comments on the play of any of these guys make sure and leave a note in the comments.

Jimmy Smith - CB - Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore had a bye week 
According to ESPN's AFC North Blog, Smith may still not be ready to return next week

RAVENS: Cornerback Jimmy Smith, the team's first-round draft pick, acknowledged that he's unlikely to play Sunday because of a high ankle sprain, and left guard Ben Grubbs will probably return as long as he doesn't have a setback with his injured right toe.

Nate Solder - LT - New England Patriots 
New England defeated New York Jets, 30-21
Did a Nate Solder tackle help win the game for the Patriots? Sounds like it:

But it's Light and Solder who ended up saving the day for the Patriots. Light dives at Cromartie's feet and forces him to step out of bounds. That play was assisted by Solder -- who came all the way from his back side of the field at his right tackle spot - as Cromartie slowed up a bit when he saw Solder, who was given credit for the tackle, on the play.

Jalil Brown - CB - Kansas City Chiefs
Kansas City defeated Indianapolis, 28-24
No stats

Mason Crosby - K - Green Bay Packers
Green Bay defeated Atlanta, 25-14
Crosby was fantastic once again with one extra point and four field goals, including a long of 56 yards

Brad Jones - LB - Green Bay Packers
Green Bay defeated Atlanta, 25-14
One tackle

Scotty McKnight - WR - New York Jets
New York lost to New England, 30-21
Practice squad

Justin Bannan - DE - St. Louis Rams
St. Louis had a bye week

Tyler Brayton - DE - Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis lost to Kansas City, 28-24
No stats

Justin Drescher - LS - New Orleans Saints
New Orleans defeated Carolina, 30-27
Phenomenal snapping this week, you guys

Daniel Graham - TE - Tennessee Titans
Tennessee lost to Pittsburgh, 38-17
No stats

Andre Gurode - C - Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore had a bye week

Brian Iwuh - LB - Chicago Bears
Chicago lost to Detroit, 24-13
No stats

Tyler Polumbus - OT - Seattle Seahawks
Seattle defeated New York Giants, 36-25

Donald Strickland - CB - New York Jets
New York lost to New England, 30-21
3 tackles in the loss

Lawrence Vickers - FB - Houston Texans 
Houston lost to Oakland, 25-20
No stats

Terrence Wheatley - CB - Buffalo Bills
Buffalo defeated Philadelphia, 31-24
No stats

Consider this you NFL/fantasy football open thread for the week.

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